Books

In this section, find listicles of Indian feminist books, book reviews and book excerpts by Feminism in India.

Do You Remember Kunan Poshpora

Book Review: Do You Remember Kunan Poshpora?

Published as a part of Zubaan’s series on ‘Sexual Violence and Impunity in South Asia’, the book takes the reader through the events of the night when the incident occurred and the aftermath of events that followed.
the awakening _kate chopin

Book Review: The Awakening, A Quintessence Of Early Feminist Fiction

I would give up the unessential; I would give up my money, I would give my life for my children; but I wouldn’t give myself. I can’t make it more clear; it’s only something which I am beginning to comprehend, which is revealing itself to me.
books on muslim women

8 Books That Capture The Essence of Muslim Women

Read more and more literature written by women of colour, especially Muslim women living in conflict areas.
Menstrupedia comic

Menstrupedia Comic: A Review

Menstrupedia comic is a colourful and friendly way for young girls, boys, men, women, to learn about menstruation.
Hatred in the Belly book review

Hatred In The Belly Review: A Critique Of Brahminism

The book Hatred in the Belly is a critique of Brahminism itself. It is a critique of domination of upper castes in Indian scholarship, their caste blindness and their refusal to engage with the issues of representation.
Hatred in the Belly book review

Not a Review but a Request: Read This Book — Hatred in the Belly

Hatred in the Belly is education for people unaware of deeply-rooted caste politics.
no outlaws in the gender galaxy

Book Review: No Outlaws In the Gender Galaxy

No Outlaws in the Gender Galaxy answers some questions with a research study that attempts to understand gender through the lives of queer persons assigned gender female at birth.
Gender-based Violence: 5 Books & Literature As Witnesses

Gender-based Violence: 5 Books & Literature As Witnesses

Literature can zoom out what lies in the background - one of them being gender-based violence. 
avinuo kire the power to forgive and other stories

Book Review: The Power To Forgive And Other Stories by Avinuo Kire

Avinuo Kire narrates powerful tales of women overcoming oppression culled from folk and tribal traditions.
Book Review: 'Drawing The Line' Zubaan's Swanky New Graphic Novel

Book Review: ‘Drawing The Line’ Zubaan’s Swanky New Graphic Novel

Drawing The Line: see good Indian girls crossing the line!

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Majili Review: An Ideal Wife Is The One Who Suffers In Silence And Submission

Majili Review: Why Is An Ideal Wife She Who Suffers In Silence And Submission?

Majili is a recent Telugu release, directed by Shiva Nirvana that stars Samantha Akkineni, Divyansha Kaushik, and Naga Chaitanya.

Being 33 And Single Is Not A Crime: Unpacking Criticism Against Unmarried Women

What we need to understand before we start criticising unmarried women is that marriage is a conscious choice, not an expected natural act that must 'happen'.
लैंगिक समानता : क्यों हमारे समाज के लिए बड़ी चुनौती है? | Feminism In India

लैंगिक समानता : क्यों हमारे समाज के लिए बड़ी चुनौती है?

गाँव हो या शहर व्यवहार से लेकर काम तक लैंगिक समानता हमारे समाज में मौजूद है, जो हमारे देश के लिए एजेंडा 2030 को पूरा करने में बड़ी चुनौती है|